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Posted in thread: Acidulated Malt vs Lactic on 10-11-2016 at 04:13 PM
We use lactic acid and only use about 1mL (depending on calculation) to adjust the mash pH. Our
brew group starts with distilled water and adds minerals according to the water profile we want
Posted in thread: My Oxygenation Rig on 09-30-2016 at 08:58 PM
When you use your oxygen system how many liters per minute do you have it set on and how long
do you run it? And have you used it long enough to know how many batches you get out of a
Posted in thread: 2 step starter questions on 09-30-2016 at 04:59 AM
If I understand what you are saying I think you can, I've done a 2 step starter in this
fashion. The online calculator called for something like a .8 L starter and then a stepped
starter of 1.5 L or s...
Posted in thread: How Much Sugar Is Consumed By Lacto During Kettle Souring? on 09-30-2016 at 04:45 AM
Yes, the specific gravity of lactic acid is 1.17, I think the lactobacillus ate more than 2 or
3 points. I think if you had a pH meter to read final pH and then you could calculate how much
Posted in thread: Roggenbier water on 09-30-2016 at 04:20 AM
Very glad to hear that you didn't have any issues with run-off. What was your rye percentage?
We had 50% rye and it took a little more than an hour with the valve wide open, normally we
shoot for abou...
Posted in thread: Yeast advice needed on 09-30-2016 at 04:12 AM
If you use a single packet of liquid yeast you need a 3.1 L starter at a pitching rate of 1M
cells/mL/degree Plato; with 2 packets you need a 2.5L starter, both are with a stir plate. And
that is assu...
Posted in thread: Yeast advice needed on 09-29-2016 at 06:54 PM
I just ran some numbers in brewer's friend yeast calculator with high gravity selected, it
suggested using 5 11 gram packets. I think that US-05 would be an excellent choice for the
yeast. As long as ...
Posted in thread: Roggenbier water on 09-29-2016 at 02:47 AM
i did mine with a Berlin water profile. Mine turned out fantastic. Be sure to use plenty of
rice hulls I used a half pound and the run-off was very slow. A whole pound would have been a
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 11:06 PM
Posted in thread: Kettle Pickup Tube on 06-24-2016 at 08:41 PM
I use copper fittings for my pickup tube. Everything is soldered, using lead free solder,
except for the elbow to 1/2" male threaded piece. Don't worry about teflon I don't use any and
I get a full dr...